All posts by Lance Helms

Chaotic People on Charles Bridge in Prague

The Original Herd Immunity

This may be the most sadly ironic World AIDS Day yet, as we watch the governments and corporations of the world marshal the necessary resources to banish a virus from the face of the Earth in just over a year’s time. And when they’re done,

The Forerunners of Christ with Saints and Martyrs, Probably by Fra Angelico

Queer Saints and Martyrs

Aelred of Rievaulx, patron saint of friendship. Joan of Arc, patron saint of France. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of Italy and of animals. They’re just three of the best-known saints who are also revered for their queer characteristics. They join the company of Sebastian,

Boy holding Pride flag

Out and Blessed: LGBTQ Christian Coming-Out Stories

Being young and queer in quarantine, a transgender meditation on the Beatitudes, and a suburban lesbian’s letters to her brother after coming out in middle age are just three of the latest contributions from Whosoever writers sharing their coming-out journeys as LGBTQ Christians. For National

2020

A 20/20 Vision of Love

The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. — T.S. Eliot On the first day of 2020, the first day of a new decade — having just relaunched Whosoever after a five-year